8 days in Morocco desert tour from Casablanca
8 days in Morocco desert tour from Casablanca itinerary:
1st Day: PICK UP FROM THE AIRPORT OF CASABLANCA:
On the first day of the 8 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, we will meet you at the airport. After that, we will transfer you from the airport to the hotel in Casablanca, to have rest and get ready for the following days.
2nd day: CASABLANCA – RABAT – MEKNES – VOLIBULES – FES:
On our second day of the 8 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you will visit The Hassan II Mosque. The latter is known as the second-largest religious building in the world. The first is the mosque of Mecca. After that, we will continue driving to the Imperial city of Rabat, the administrative capital of the Kingdom. we will be Visiting the magnificent Mausoleum Mohamed V and the Hassan II.
Our next destination will be Meknes. The last-mentioned is known for its imperial part and it has many attractions. First of all, we will visit the Qara prison, built in the 18 century. It is different from the others, and it has no dor, which makes it a worth visiting place. After that, we will explore the Madina of Meknes, the square, and the gate bab Mansour. last but not least, we will see the monument Sahrij Swani.
In the afternoon, we will discover the Roman ruins of Volubilis. The latter spread over a wide area, it affords beautiful views over the valley and hills. After that, we will drive to Fes for an overnight stay and get ready for the next adventure.
3rd Day: RFES GUIDED TOUR:
After having breakfast at the riad, we will start exploring the most historical city in Morocco, Fes with a professional local guide. Firstly, we will be driving to see outside sites of the Madina. We will start by visiting The beautiful golden gates of the king’s palace, then we will have a walk to see the Jewish quarter. After that, we head to the southern tower, where you can take some panoramic pictures of the old Madina. Also, to enjoy some views of Fes.
Now, it’s time to discover the old part of Fes (the oldest and biggest Madina in Africa). In the evening you will have the chance to see the Borj north, or you can go back to the hotel.
4th Day: FES – IFRANE – CEDAR FOREST – HIGH ATLAS – MERZOUGA:
Today at 08:00 am, we will start our journey through the desert. Our first stop of the day will be in Ifrane. The last-mentioned nickname Swetsrlend of Africa. After that, we will head to the cedar forest, where you will be able to feed some wild Monkeys. later, we will drive to Midalt for a lunch meal. In the afternoon, we will cross a part of the high atlas mountains. Also, we’ll pass through the Ziz valley and canyon. We will make several stops at every interesting spot to enjoy the change of the landscape until we get to Merzouga. The latter is where we will spend the night in a hotel, And get ready for the next adventure.
5th Day: EXPLORING THE DESERT IN A 4×4 VEHICLE:
Our fifth day of the 8 days desert tour from Casablanca, starts at 09:00 am. Today, we will visit some worth vising places Around Erg Chebbi dunes. First of all, we will head to Khamlia village. The latter is where some Southern Africans live. After watching them playing their Gnawa music, we leave for the desert. The latter is where we will visit the Mfis mines.
The next destination will be Tesrdmin, where we will visit a nomad family and learn about their lives. After that, we will have lunch in Merzouga, we will try the Sahara’s pizza. In the afternoon we will go back to the hotel, and start a camel trek over the dunes to the desert camp. Once you get there, you will have a rest drink a cup of tea. After that, you will have a chance to play the sandboard and hike on the dunes, Be the sun goes down. At night, you will have dinner at the camp, then you will listen to the Berber music played by the staff.
6th Day: MERZOUGA – RISSANI– TODGHA GORGE – OUARZAZATE:
Today, you will have to wake early to see the sunrise. After that, you will have breakfast and start the camel ride back to the Hotel. The last-mentioned is where you will start a day tour to Ouarzazate. Our first stop will be in Rissani. Here in Rissani, we will visit the biggest traditional souk in the area ( to have an idea of how do the locals do the commerce). After that, we will head to Todghra to explore its oasis and gorge.
The drive continues to Ouarzazate passing by the valley of Dades and the rose valley. We will stop at every interesting spot so you can enjoy the change of the landscape. Dinner and overnight stay in a riad in Ouarzazate.
7th Day:OUARZAZATE – KASBAH AIT BENHADOU – TELOUAT – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH:
On the seventh day of the 8 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, we will have a look at the Atlas studio. After that, we will head to explore the kasbah Ait ben Haddou. The latter is a famous fortified village and a world heritage site of UNESCO. Not to mention that many movies were filmed in the kasbah such as gladiator, and game of thrones.
The drive continues the Ounila valley until we get to Telouat. The last mentioned is where the most impressive Kasbah in Morocco is located. After visiting the kasbah and having lunch, we are going to cross the high atlas mountains. We will make several stops so you can enjoy those mountains. Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakech.
8th Day: MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR:
today we will explore the beautiful and historical sites of Marrakech with a local guide. First of all, we will start with the Koutoubia mosque, the square. After that, we will enter Madina to have a look at its souks. The next destination will be the Bahia palace, then the Saadian tombs. We will continue our way to El Baddi’s place. After lunch, we will drive to explore the garden Majorelle and the Menara Garden. In the evening, you will have a chance to be at the square. The latter is more interesting by night time